The POWERNODE EDGE is a solution product that offers integrators a premium, powered audio zone in one compact, easy to install box. Every aspect of the POWERNODE EDGE has been designed with integration in mind: the stackable 1U height, the half-rack width, heat management and venting, easy-to-use speaker terminals, HDMI eARC input, front panel controls, and a wall mount bracket included in the box. All of this is layered on BluOS™, Bluesound’s premium multi-room audio platform that includes seamless smart home integration with the world’s leading control systems.
The POWERNODE EDGE has audiophile-grade componentry capable of hi-res audio up to 24 bit/192 kHz and MQA playback. Multi-room music capabilities with smartphone controls combine for an intuitive audio system for modern music lovers on a budget. At the heart of the POWERNODE EDGE is a new closed-loop DirectDigital™ amplification platform delivering 2 x 40W of power with zero-distortion, Bluesound's latest generation Quad-Core processor, and access to all the music ever recorded with BluOS. Rule your sonic domain with 20+ popular music streaming services and internet radio built-in or listen to your own library of music through aptX HD Bluetooth, Apple AirPlay 2, an external NAS drive, CD player or pre-amp'ed turntable. For movie lovers and gamers, the POWERNODE EDGE is the perfect rear-channel complement to Bluesound's home theater products.
- Winner of the Consumer Technology Association's CES 2023 Audio Component Product of the Year
- Directdigital™ amplifier platform
- 40 watts per channel into 8 ohms
- Quad-core 1.8ghz arm® cortex™ a53 processor
- HDMI eARC, optical & analog audio Inputs
- BluOs™ wireless multi-room music capability
- App control with adjustable audio settings
- MQA music and hi-res audio streaming
- Airplay 2 integration
- Works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant
- Dual-band WI-FI + gigabit ethernet
- Two-way aptX™ HD Bluetooth
- Wireless headphone output
- Wired & wireless subwoofer output
- IR remote learning capability
- Front panel touch controls
- Compact 1U form factor
- Easy four-way mounting system
- Available in black or white finish
Just Add Speakers
Over 20 natively-integrated streaming sources, control via the intuitive BluOS Controller, and audiophile-grade DirectDigital amplification come packed into the affordable POWERNODE EDGE so all you need to do is connect a pair of your favorite passive speakers. An ample 2.1 system comes with the addition of the PULSE SUB+, or have your POWERNODE EDGE power the rear channels of a PULSE SOUNDBAR+ or POWERNODE Dolby surround sound home theatre system for additional listening options.
Power your speakers with a conservativelyrated 2 x 40 watts DirectDigital amplifier that efficiently handles hi-res audio up to 24 bit/192 kHz tracks and even MQA. Enjoy the clarity of everything from densely-layered heavy metal tracks through to whisper-quiet dialogue in your favorite movies and TV shows.
Designed with versatility in mind, the uniquely sleek POWERNODE EDGE features a compact form factor that suits any décor. For those who want their HiFi heard and not seen, it comes with a multi-orientation wall bracket to hide it in closets or behind sofas. Smarthome installers will appreciate its 1U rack height and half-rack width, along with an easy-access touch control panel for set-up and configuration.
Take It All In
Like other BLUESOUND products, the POWERNODE EDGE offers an array of ways to connect to your music. Access over 20 nativelyintegrated music services and thousands of internet radio stations directly from the BluOS Controller app. For those with music libraries, connect via their WiFi or Ethernet network or play directly from a USB-A memory key. Apple users can cast audio from their device or iTunes with AirPlay 2, while users of other devices can use the high resolution aptX HD Bluetooth connection. Traditional and peripheral sources can use the HDMI eARC input or the combo analog/digital input.
Hi-Res Anywhere and Everywhere
Sprinkle as many as 63 other Bluesound players around the home for a wireless hi-res multi-room audio system. Send music from player to player as you move through the house, or sync up multiple players to one stream for parties and gatherings.
Never lose control of your sonic domain. Control is always at your fingertips via the BluOS Controller app for iOS, Android, Mac, or PC, or using the elegant glass-top capacitive touch panel for quick-access controls like Play, Pause, and Volume Up/Down. The POWERNODE EDGE can integrate with the most popular smart home controllers like Crestron, Control4, URC, RTI, ELAN, and others, while hands-free control is possible with voice assistants like Siri, Alexa, and Google.